About the Author
Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of more than a dozen internationally bestselling books for children including the critically acclaimed Basher Science series. Based in London, Basher specializes in "graphic surrealism" and his original artwork is regularly exhibited and sold in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia.
Mary Frances Budzik is the author of previous Basher titles Grammar and Punctuation. She has a BA in English Literature from Boston College and an MA in English Literature from Colombia University. She lives in Connecticut.
Sue Alcock (consultant) is a professor of archaeolgy and classics at Brown University, specializing in ancient Greek and Roman culture.
Additional Consultants: Professor Richard Buxton (Greek/Roman), Dr John Haywood (Norse) and Dr Aidan Johnson (Egyptian)
Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich color palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty. He lives in England.